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HoloLens V2 will have a custom-made AI coprocessor

HoloLens V2 will have a custom-made AI coprocessor

The AI invasion isn’t coming. It’s already hear. Forget Skynet, we already have Siri, Cortana, Google Assistant, and, now, Bixby. But AI is found in more than those. It’s also present in Google Search, Office Lens, email, photos, and, soon, your head. No, we’re not talking about plugging your head to a computer, but something close. Microsoft researchers have just revealed how the next version of the HoloLens will include a custom-made, special-purpose chip whose processing power will be dedicated solely to, what else, AI.

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Nexus 6P bootloop fix is finally here, unofficially

Nexus 6P bootloop fix is finally here, unofficially

The Nexus line of devices were supposed to showcase Google’s vision for the Android smartphone. If that’s the case, then the Nexus 6P and 5X, coincidentally the last Nexus smartphones so far, doesn’t exactly give off a reassuring image of Android. These two devices have been notorious for turning into paperweights because of bootloop bugs. In fact, both are the subject of class action lawsuits against Google, Huawei, and LG. Fortunately for Nexus 6P owners, there is a way out for them, even while Google and Huawei remain mostly silent on the matter. It will make the Nexus 6P run slower, however, which is probably better than not running at all.

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Moto Z2 Force leaks now shows off actual device

Moto Z2 Force leaks now shows off actual device

Renders are nice and shiny, but they don’t always reflect what the real-world product will look like in, well, the real world. Fortunately for us, we now have more than just renders of the Moto Z2 Force to look at now. While the device might actually just be a prototype or a dummy model, it at least gives some hope that the final product will match the things we’ve heard so far, even though not all of them are actually good.

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Galaxy S8 Active leak shows a lot of compromises

Galaxy S8 Active leak shows a lot of compromises

Finally we get to see the Galaxy S8 Active from its front and if you were worried about thick bezels, now you can breathe in relief. There are still bezels, mind you, but they’re still considerably less than your standard rugged smartphone. It is going to look like the Galaxy S8 in some aspects and even behave like it. That, however, also means it inherits some of the biggest complaints about Samsung’s flagship, specifically its stubborn Bixby button.

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The ROCKxSIRI takes us through Dwayne Johnson’s bucket list

The ROCKxSIRI takes us through Dwayne Johnson’s bucket list

Apple has been making some rather strange entertainment ventures lately that will have you questioning its sanity. The Planet of the Apps has probably become the butt of jokes as far as “reality” TV shows go. That, however, hasn’t stopped Apple from trying to pull in big Hollywood names for its out of this world concepts. And this time, it’s almost literal. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is starring in his most adrenaline-pumping, high-octane short film and he has teamed up with the best co-star ever: Siri.

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Lenovo foldable Android tablet shown off again

Lenovo foldable Android tablet shown off again

Lenovo might not be the biggest name in the mobile scene, smartphones or tablets, but you can’t say it isn’t willing to make some ambitious leaps. From the first commercial AR Tango phone to the Yoga Book tablet and, indirectly, to the modular Moto Z, it has been willing to play around with trends and hype, whether or not it actually continues to produce and support those products. For now, we can at least appreciate how Lenovo is this close to bringing the foldable device dream to life, showing off a working prototype at the Lenovo Tech World and making our mouths drool.

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Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch is now available in Europe

Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch is now available in Europe

It was a bit of a surprise when Huawei announced last year that it teamed up with Porsche Design to bring out a luxurious and more powerful version of the Mate 9. Then again, with BlackBerry practically out of the scene, the luxury design company needed a new partner in the smartphone market. Also surprisingly, however, is that the partnership actually went beyond just the conventional smartphones. Alluded to in the past, the Porsche Design Huawei Smartwatch has just been launched, with much fuss or fanfare, in Europe and the UK, giving Android Wear users yet another luxury option.

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to remove several OS features

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update to remove several OS features

The Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 will be released in the coming weeks, and Microsoft promises it will include new features not only for creatives, but improvements to accessibility, security, and UI as well. Unfortunately, there are several existing features of the operating system that will be getting removed or deprecated with the update. Most of them are aging and no longer being developed, or they're being folded into other tools and applications.

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Twitch’s next marathon will be ’80 arcade game show Starcade

Twitch’s next marathon will be ’80 arcade game show Starcade

In addition to being the home of video game live streams (and the occasional food channel), Twitch has been gaining a reputation for hosting a number of marathon streams of aging TV shows. There's been one for Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, the Pokemon cartoon, Mystery Science Theater 3000, and even anime. Now the next one has been announced: the '80s arcade game TV show called Starcade.

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Marvel at SDCC: the biggest trailers and news

Marvel at SDCC: the biggest trailers and news

It just wouldn't be the San Diego Comic-Con without Marvel there to make a bunch of announcements about its ongoing movie and TV series. This year, that means trailers and news about the extended Marvel Cinematic Universe and the various franchises tying-in with the Avengers, as well as the various superhero TV series Marvel has going. We've already covered the new Defenders trailer, but here we'll run down everything else Marvel revealed.

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Wells Fargo leaks 50,000 client documents in mailing error

Wells Fargo leaks 50,000 client documents in mailing error

These days, we've almost gotten used to large corporations losing sensitive data as a result of poor security measures and hackers, but in the latest incident, Wells Fargo has just made a big mistake. The bank accidentally sent 1.4GB of data containing information on 50,000 of their wealthiest clients to a former financial adviser. While this person had subpoenaed Wells Fargo as part of a lawsuit, these were the not the type of records that had been requested.

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SDCC: New Justice League trailer debuts, Wonder Woman 2 confirmed

SDCC: New Justice League trailer debuts, Wonder Woman 2 confirmed

Marvel isn't the only comics giant dominating this weekend's San Diego Comic-Con with news, DC and Warner Bros. are there with their own announcements about the DC Extended Universe. The key focus, of course, is the upcoming Justice League movie, and that means a new trailer for the superhero team-up was unveiled, featuring none other than Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, and Cyborg.

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